The complete axle is weighing more than 4 kg and as the original It is made like the original. It supports with ease the massive 16 kg Platter. The housing is made of a massive block of stainless steel, the shaft is made of heat-hardened steel and the bearing side is made of bronze. A ceramic ball is used at the end of the shaft.
The complete axle is mounted onto the frame with a massive nut and four extra securing screws.